In restaurant news this week: Dining out in the UK is predicted to fall by over a third in September, London wine bar Top Cuvée gets ready to open a shop, and a MasterChef: The Professionals finalist prepares to open a West African restaurant in October.
Case closed against Michelin-starred restaurant after diner death
Valencia’s Superior Court of Justice has dismissed a case against a Michelin-starred restaurant in the city, following the death of a woman after dining at the establishment last February.
Diversity of Spanish cuisine a ‘key promotional tool’ for wines
Industry body Foods and Wines from Spain in the UK plans to ramp-up food and wine pairing events as a way of showcasing ‘modern Spain,’ the public entity’s new director told Wine List Confidential.
DO Rueda launches #tasterueda campaign in UK indie retailers
The DO Rueda has launched a campaign to promote Verdejo from Rueda – Spain’s top-selling white wine – in UK independent retailers.
Torres opens restaurant at Mas La Plana winery
Familia Torres has opened a new restaurant at its winery Mas La Plana in Penedès.
‘Save the old vines’ pleads Spanish Master of Wine
Spanish master of wine Fernando Mora is setting up an association to save the old vines of his native country, before it’s too late.
The Rioja Masters 2017: Results
With nine Masters and 25 Gold medals awarded, last year’s Rioja Masters was our most successful tasting in the Global Masters series yet. Click through to find out who clinched the top spots in the competition.
Blue wine trend hits France
French entrepreneur René Le Bail is on a mission to turn his fellow countrymen into a nation of red, white and blue wine drinkers with the launch of ‘Vindigo’.